Christian Freedom

Matthew 10:40-42 Our Gospel reading for this morning consists of the final three verses of Matthew chapter ten, tying onto the end of our reading from last week, where if you remember, Jesus spoke to the twelve disciples of what it means to follow him… total and utter commitment… even if it means separation from … More Christian Freedom

A Family of Faith

Matthew 10:24-39, Romans 6:1b-11 As you could probably guess, the past few weeks have been a time of increased emotions for me as I have reflected on life and death, and God’s presence in it all, in a more personal way than I have before as a result of the death of my wife, Olivia. … More A Family of Faith

Lent Midweek 5

If Pastor Mike had asked me in person to do this I’m sure I would have been shocked and flattered, laughed, and then immediately said an emphatic “NO!”. And someone else would have been standing here now. However, he made the request by e-mail. I was still shocked and flattered, but I took the time … More Lent Midweek 5

Sacrificial Love

Matthew 21:1-11 Today we celebrate Palm Sunday, the day dedicated to Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem for the final time just days before he is hung upon the cross. We’re all familiar with the story. As Jesus approaches Jerusalem with his disciples, he sends two of them ahead of the group with instructions to bring … More Sacrificial Love

Lent Midweek 4

Psalm 11 Reflection – Brienna Waybrant Psalm 11 I trust in the Lord for safety, How foolish of you to say to me, “Fly away like a bird to the mountains, because the wicked have drawn their bows and aimed their arrows to shoot from the shadows at good people. There is nothing a good person … More Lent Midweek 4

Lent Midweek 3

Psalm 62 – My soul finds rest in God alone Doug Harris Song of Trust in God Alone To the leader: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. 1 For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall … More Lent Midweek 3